12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream.
The Latest on flooding: Houston floodwaters strand motorists
Iraq launches operation to drive IS from Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a military operation to drive the Islamic State group out of the western Anbar province, where the extremists captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this month.
The Latest on IS: Fighting, strikes near Iraq's Ramadi
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — For a vocal group of liberals who aren't satisfied with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont's self-described "democratic socialist" senator isn't the candidate they want. But Bernie Sanders is the candidate they're about to get.
Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.
US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes
ROME (AP) — The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.
Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.
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